Vivint Review

The Vivint home security system in a cellular-based security system which means you don’t need to have a broadband or landline connections. This might look like a disadvantage, but wireless systems are quite hard to disable as they aren’t depended on any landline or cables which can be cut by any intruder. Along with this, the system can essentially function with or without the power.

Features

Vivint remains to a be high price residential security system and its contract lasts for five years which can be quite long in this industry and you have to pay for the entire balance even if you decide to cancel early.

It is a basic wireless home security system which comprises a touch screen control panel along with one motion detector, smoke detector, a key fob, three window and door sensors, a yard sign and six window decals.

This system combines home automation with the home security system like a smart thermostat can be integrated into the system. However, you can only add these features only if your choose one of the two more advanced plans or you decide to customize your home with additional devices. These extra equipment can cost more. You can arm or even disarm the system with your mobile device, even if you have the most basic plan.

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Depending on the various sensors you choose in the plan, you can receive alerts for door and window based activity, motion detection, spikes in heat or smoke or even any sort of intrusion. You can also customize the alerts which enable you to prevent any alert it issues when any member of your family opens a door. Its app works with the most smartphone which has Android, iOS or Blackberry OS.

This security system provides two different types of cameras to install in case you need live video, a fixed frame or a pan-and-tilt camera. These cameras will send live video feed to your smartphone, and you can keep tabs on your kids or monitor the pets in case you are away. It also provides an outdoor camera which is equipped with night vision, or you can go for doorbell camera to see any person present on your front porch.

In case there is any burglary or any emergency, the control panel gets in contact with Vivint’s monitoring station. A representative from the company will contact you via the two-way intercom present in the control panel to confirm or dismiss any alarm that has been triggered.

Its support resources have comprehensive FAQs along with user guides and virtual product tours. You can get in contact with this company via phone, email or even a live chat. The reps are quite knowledgeable and courteous.

This system’s equipment comes with a lifetime warranty which is quite good in this industry.

Pros

Vivint home security system provides service to all 50 states of the USA.

Cons

In case you have a bad credit history then you won’t be able to qualify for this system.

Conclusion

In case you wish to combine the home security with few energy-saving features, then Vivint remains to be the best choice available in the market. The LCD touchscreen control panel utilized the cellular-based technology to connect you with the sensors present in your home along with its monitoring stations at all times.

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